Kubernetes

App development and deployment is an ever-evolving and highly competitive industry. These days, that means looking at ways to ensure apps work across a variety of platforms and devices. This, invariably, means exploring the container environment, where products like Kubernetes and Docker rule. But what is Kubernetes? Is it just another version of Docker, or something completely different? Table…

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command-line interface

Often referred to as a character user interface, a command language interpreter, or a console user interface, a command-line interface (CLI) is a set of command lines in an interface that interacts with a specific program. Within that program, the user is able to set commands in text-form. This allows them to view and manage…

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command line interface

CLI stands for Command Line Interface, although it may sometimes be short for Command Line Interpreter or Command Line Input. The command line is where users input text to command the program they are working with to perform a specific task. Command lines can control operating systems, apps, communication tools, games, development tools and so…

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Cron Jobs

In the fast-paced world of the internet age, everyone knows that efficiency is key. One way for you to increase efficiency is by automating repetitive tasks, especially if you’re an overworked or overwhelmed webmaster who simply doesn’t have the time or the power to keep up with miniscule tasks when there’s other work to be done. Thankfully, this…

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In 2020, the cloud reigns supreme, containers make app deployment as easy as ever, and developers work directly with operators. Discover the evolution of information technology and how software development has benefited from it. Table of Contents The Current State of Computing Development Process Application Architecture Deployment and Packaging Application Infrastructure How IT Evolved To…

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History of Information Technology

Over the last half-century, we’ve seen the advent, rise, and evolution of IT in response to technological and social changes. What once was necessary has become obsolete, and technology that we couldn’t have imagined has become vital to everyday life and business. Below, you’ll find an introduction to the different eras of IT, each of…

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Infrastructure as a Service

As digitalization continues to disrupt industry after industry, the “everything-as-a-service” business model is one of the most important shifts. By reducing the need for owning high-cost and high-maintenance technology, the possibility to subscribe for hosted software, platforms and infrastructure is revolutionizing the way companies operate. IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) is a business model where companies rent…

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PaaS Platform as a Service

One of the most prominent technology trends during the last decade is the rise of the “everything-as-a-service” business model. PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) belongs to this category. By providing an agile and cloud-based alternative to traditional on-prem platforms, PaaS has effectively revolutionized the way many organizations operate. Demand for PaaS services is predicted to grow significantly in the coming years, as an…

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Soap vs Rest API

TLDR: Unlike REST (REpresentational State Transfer), SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is a messaging service. REST operations are data-driven, whereas SOAP is a function driven architecture. SOAP solely uses the XML schema data format. On the other hand REST is permitted to use HTML, XML, JSON, and more. As far as bandwidth, REST APIs are going to need…

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Love them or hate them, containers have become part of the infrastructure running just about everything. From Kubernetes to Docker, almost everyone has their version of containers. The most commonly used is still Docker.  IronWorker was among the very first to combine serverless management with containers. In this article we will give a high-level overview…

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